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Moxon dimensions

34 days ago by lateralus819

Finally got a good tenon saw, and will be picking up a dovetail saw. Getting ...

2 34 days ago
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Embarking on a shop made infill.

128 days ago by lateralus819

So I’‘ve been wanting to build (albeit not all) an infill. I figu...

3 35 days ago
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A Good Morning's Rust Hunt

38 days ago by summerfi

Rust hunting opportunities are scarce in my neck of the woods, but I did pret...

16 35 days ago
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More Flea Market Finds Today!!

37 days ago by poopiekat

This event had been rained out before and postponed ‘til today. And, o...

13 36 days ago
View Brit's profile

How Augers are made

38 days ago by Brit

Came across this short video that shows how augers are made in case you’...

11 36 days ago
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Hand crank bench grinders

38 days ago by Grasshopper000

Hey, debating on whether to buy, or really what to buy, in terms of bench gri...

16 36 days ago
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Garage sale finds

37 days ago by TiggerWood

First garage sale was huge. Had more stuff than a lot of flea markets. About ...

5 37 days ago
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Wenzloff and Sons

541 days ago by enurdat1

Anyone know if Wenzloff and Sons ( is still i...

8 37 days ago
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marking knife with hardened square.

43 days ago by JohnChung

I have a square….... It is not hardened and the marking knife can slice...

6 37 days ago
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Side Bead Molding Planes

37 days ago by BubbaIBA

Yesterday I received four side bead molding planes from Josh at Hyperkitten, ...

0 37 days ago
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Here is Another Thread on Quick and Easy Sharpening

43 days ago by BubbaIBA

Not wanting to hijack the current sharpening thread I figured I would just st...

4 37 days ago
View bandit571's profile

Pick of the litter?

39 days ago by bandit571

Rust Hunt was rather short today, short of funds. Had about $5 to shop wit...

3 38 days ago
View Logan's profile

Stanley No 4 Type 5

93 days ago by Logan

Howdy Folks. Stopped by a local flea market the other day and picked up what ...

29 39 days ago
View Clemmer's profile

Vintage Sargent Hand Plane Question

43 days ago by Clemmer

I picked up a rusty old bench plane that I can tell is a Sargent 409 from loo...

13 40 days ago
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My first hand plane!

40 days ago by jacobem3

I just won this auction for a Stanley #5, made in USA, for $41 shipped:http:/...

8 40 days ago
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Rusty Finds + Need Help with ID

237 days ago by Don Broussard

Apologies in advance for the length and picture-heaviness of this post. We...

31 41 days ago
View Brett's profile

What kind of plow plane is this?

45 days ago by Brett

I bought something recently that I though was a simple, old plow plane: ...

5 41 days ago
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Anyone disappointed by a Lie-Nielsen dovetail saw?

64 days ago by ColonelTravis

I’m looking for a DT saw, was intrigued by the Winsor Saw company out o...

21 41 days ago
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Woodpeckers Flat Bars

46 days ago by mramseyISU

Anybody else seen these flat bars Woodpeckers is peddling? http://www.woodpec...

17 43 days ago
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Help - New Bessey clamp wont work

46 days ago by CincyRW

I got a great deal on some Bessey clamps at Lowes. Apparently, they’re...

6 43 days ago

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